Bimonthly Goals: January to February

Happy New Year! I know it’s been a month since my last post, but a lot of things happened over the Christmas break that threw me for a loop: deaths in the family, academic delays, and even a stomach bug that nearly ruined the first few days of 2017 for me. And I’m not out of the woods yet; as

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The Writing Life, So Far

The bad news: Life has gotten in the way of my writing lately, which is why the follow-up stories to Save the Cake have been slow going. I can’t guarantee a new book while I’m working on my dissertation (the preliminaries for which have started this semester) but I am making sure that I’ll have something out once it’s cleared

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Happy New Jump

I know that I haven’t been good about celebrating my blog’s birthday (especially since the guy who started it all turned out to be a bit of a turd) but I thought that now would be a good time as any to discuss the new year. 2014 has been full of surprises for me — for every ounce of heartache that

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#LunaEast Book Launch and #romanceclass Anniversary!

Has it really been a year since I first started drafting Save the Cake? One year later, we’re celebrating the anniversary of the class that started it all – and the first volume of the anthology that has brought us together. Join us on February 8, 2014, at the Ayala Museum to celebrate the first anniversary of #romanceclass and the

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Before and After

A few things have happened since that last blog post, which have been quite crazy in their own way. Let’s start with the pictures, shall we? (Click to enlarge) Before:  After:  From #1431 to #4 in the Contemporary Romance category on Kobo. Wow! You guys are so awesome!  And speaking of awesome, you can now visit my official Facebook page

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Something Different, For a Change

This post is best enjoyed with a rendition of “Air on a G String” by Bach. Some of the beta readers for Save the Cake have asked me for spin-offs of the more memorable characters. Without discussing the spoilers for the story (which I won’t talk about until the book has been released and read by enough fans, heh) I

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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